Beginning Sept. 2, Gainesville Parks and Recreation will have new office hours at its main office in the Gainesville Civic Center.
The state's projected budget shortfall of $1.6 billion this year is forcing Gov. Sonny Perdue to order cuts in education funding that will affect kindergarten through 12th-grade districts, technical colleges and four-year universities.
A week after an accident that came close to claiming his life, Johnson High School Assistant Principal Mike Adcock remains in critical condition, but officials are hopeful for a good long-term prognosis.
Representatives of the design firm Heery International presented their plans for the Gainesville's future police department and municipal court building Thursday morning to the City Council.
Georgia high school seniors made gains on the ACT this year, while the national average for the college entrance exam fell. According to the state Department of Education, the state's composite ACT score rose to 20.6 in 2008, up from 20.3 in 2007. The national average of 1.3 million students' scores fell to 21.1, down from 21.2 last year. In all ACT subjects - English, reading, math and ...
Shouts of "Move that bus!" rang out through North Hall High School's brickyard. Ty Pennington wasn't there, but it was an episode of Extreme Makeover: Trojan Edition.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board decided against initiating a controversial rezoning this week, a move that would have set a precedent for the appointed board.
Guess which farm product brings more revenue into Georgia than peaches, pecans or peanuts?
With a high school band setting the musical backdrop, Kroger opened its newest Hall County supermarket Thursday in Oakwood. The 76,000-square-foot store is the second in South Hall and the third in the county for the Cincinnatti-based company.
Fifty people likely will show up to today's Hall County Board of Commissioners meeting dressed in red. They will gather in red to show solidarity in opposition to the rezoning request of one of their longtime neighbors.
Clayton Grant remembers getting his military haircut at Woody's Barber Shop in Dahlonega during FROG week of 1961. "It was rough," said Grant, who recently retired from the college. "I think they were rougher on you then than they are now. Of course, every generation thinks that."
JEFFERSON - The Jefferson Police Department's evidence room procedures and policies were under internal and state scrutiny in July, but the results of a Georgia Bureau of Investigation report show that "there was no evidence of any wrongdoing," according to an Aug. 12 news release.
When it comes to water conservation, Gainesville is right where it should be.
A four-lane Winder Highway between Ga. 211 in South Hall to Atlanta Highway in Oakwood is set to open in about a month. Motorists now are traveling along two southbound lanes and one northbound lane.
The judge overseeing the "water wars" court battle between Georgia, Florida and Alabama said Tuesday that he will decide whether Georgia has the legal right to withdraw water from Lake Lanier.
Thanksgiving is often portrayed as when families sit down to painstakingly crafted homemade meals, but that's not the reality for many who may have to work or are unable to visit family.
For some Gainesville residents such as Lisa, buying food for Thanksgiving means saving her food stamp money so she can contribute to her family's meal.
Concerned over the cost of fire protection being paid to Hall County by its residents, Oakwood officials are again discussing the possibility of a city fire department.
While grandchildren may not always take advice from their grandparents, seniors are taking a cue from the younger generations at least when it comes to technology.
A Hall County grand jury dismissed charges against Dustin Gold, a talent manager who was charged with aggravated assault, according to District Attorney Lee Darragh.
Fourth-grade students at Lakeview Academy recently learned that cooking the first Thanksgiving wasn't quite as simple as it can be today.
Holidays are a time of giving, but they can be a time of taking for opportunistic criminals, law enforcement officials say.
The year's busiest travel day finds motorists in North Georgia fighting nasty weather to reach their Thanksgiving destinations.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather